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Police release name of Iranian national arrested with machete on Flagler Memorial Bridge

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Palm Beach police arrested a man who was armed with a machete, pickax, knives, and $22,000 in cash near the Flagler Memorial Bridge on Friday.

According to authorities, the man was identified as Masoud Yareioeill Zoleh, an Iranian national.

Yareilzoleh, had no known address, and investigators found his car at the Palm Beach International Airport.

It is not clear why he was armed, or why  his car was at the airport.

Police are still investigating.

850 WFTL will continue to update the story as more details develop.